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32 days ago

What's On: Heritage Rose Garden opening day

Peter from Wilton

Come and enjoy the gorgeous spring rose display at Otaki's renowned heritage rose gardens. $5 entry fee. Tea/coffee/snacks available for purchase. Rose plants for sale. Hope to see you there.
Heritage Rose Garden opening day
  • Trinity Rose Gardens
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8 hours ago

Poll: Should horse racing be banned?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.

The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.

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Should horse racing be banned?
  • 30.9% Definitely - it’s inhumane
    30.9% Complete
  • 14.5% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun
    14.5% Complete
  • 3.5% I don’t have an opinion
    3.5% Complete
  • 51% Only for those found guilty of abuse
    51% Complete
958 votes
13 hours ago

A special time needs a special timetable.

Community Engagement Advisor from Metlink: On Our Way

In town over Christmas? So are we. We’ll be running special timetables on buses, trains and ferries from Monday 23 December to Sunday 5 January, so please double-check before you travel. Your normal weekday services will resume on Monday 6 January.

If you’re travelling by bus or train to visit family and friends on Christmas Day, you can ride FREE.

Thanks for travelling with us throughout the year. For details visit metlink.org.nz or call 0800 801 700.

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19 hours ago

Know a helping hander?

Countdown Supermarkets

Every Countdown store in New Zealand is giving away a $500 Countdown Gift Card to a local hero. Nominate here

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